Thanks for taking on the role and doing so well under difficult circumstances. Sorry to hear you can't continue, but understand it must take up a lot of your time as well as being quite frustrating at times.
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Most Airfix cavalry sets used to have a dead horse amongst the live ones. I seem to remember both the Napoleonic British Hussars and French Cuirassiers had dead horses, and the US Cavalry set. Spare horses in walking or standing poses could also be used on their sides assuming they've been dead for ...
- Tue Apr 24, 2018 3:23 pm
- Forum: Eye Candy and Modelling Tips
- Topic: British additions
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Very nice work. I had a lot of tidying up to do to get my Britannia Morris Radio Van in a position to paint it. Yours looks very neat in comparison.
- Tue Mar 06, 2018 9:55 am
- Forum: Late 20th Century
- Topic: Any other Modern gamers ?
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I think dicing for successful orders is quite an elegant technique for deciding if your subordinates follow your orders, do their own thing or cower in the bottom of their trench. It's all about deciding on the chance of your subordinates doing what you ask, converting that into a score to succeed a...
- Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:47 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: I had a quiet afternoon
- Replies: 14
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Actually was thinking of Peter Finch - played Langsdorff. Quayle was also good as Ajax captain.
Britain certainly couldn't have contributed troops before the Soviet invasion in mid-September. There were barely any BEF infantry in France other than advance parties and the 1st Armoured Div was still in the U.K. Not for any political reason, simply the time it took to mobilise an army for oversea...
Quick timeline in 1939; 1st September Poland invaded, UK declares war on Nazi Germany 4th September Advance BEF parties arrive in France 9th September 1st BEF detachments leave UK 17th September Russia invades eastern Poland 6th October Poland surrenders 19th October BEF near complete initial deploy...